Environmental Studies at UVM

Job and Internship Search Sites

We hope to make your search more productive. The listed sites provide a wide range of opportunities for students and recent graduates.  Happy hunting!

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Gap Year Resources

Environmentally-Related Job and Internship Search Sites

  • Amazing Environmental Organization WebDirectory - The Environment Directory is the result of a group of hard working people dedicated to helping others keep in touch and informed on the World Wide Web. With thousands of sites, it is the largest exclusively environmental organization directory on the Web and includes sites from over 100 countries.
  • Appalachian Mountain Club - The AMC offers a range of fun and rewarding employment opportunities — from full-time to seasonal positions and internships — in terrific locations throughout the Northeast.
  • Backdoor Jobs - "...is simply about discovering life's options and finding your place in the world through short-term jobs, internships, volunteering, and work abroad opportunities. So explore, dream, and discover, and turn those dreams into reality."
  • Boulder County - Boulder County is a caring county government that offers professional growth, an inclusive culture, comprehensive benefits and daily opportunities to make a difference in the community. Learn about current job offerings, volunteer opportunities, and internships. Boulder County is a great place to work, play and live.
  • Cool Climate Jobs - A source for climate change, renewable energy, and green collar jobs in the United States and around the world.
  • Cyber-Sierra - Cyber-Sierra's Natural Resources Job Search provides links to job resource sites that cover a wide array of interests. Environmental jobs, jobs with non-profits, and jobs with the government are only a few of the many categories that Cyber-Sierra's job search has to choose from.
  • Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Job Board - Maintained by the Texas A&M University, this site provides visitors with updated national job opportunities in the areas of wildlife and fisheries sciences.
  • Desert Research Institute (DRI) - As part of a research- and product-driven organization, DRI's faculty members are entrepreneurial, and responsible for their own salaries from external grants and contracts. This blend of academic rigor and pragmatism has earned DRI a reputation for delivering rapid, high quality environmental science in a professional fashion.
  • EcoEmploy - Covers environmental employment in the USA and Canada, including natural, green and science listings.
  • Ecological Society of America - Committed to advancing the understanding of life on Earth
  • EnviroCitizen - The Green Jobs Category is an excellent way to locate green employers, green industries and green careers. If you are on the hunt for a green-collar job this may be the place to search.
  • EE-Link: North American Association for Environmental Education - A comprehensive listing of environmental education websites helpful in learning more about the field and identifying environmental education jobs.
  • E Jobs - E jobs provides a comprehensive list of environmental jobs in federal and state government and is an excellent resource for careers in environmental non-profits.
  • Environmental Career Center - The Environmental Career Center first launched its online job board in 1995 under the label EnvironmentalCareer.com and has been one of the top sources for green jobs ever since.
  • Environmental Career Opportunities ecojobs.com gives bimonthly access to more than 500 jobs in conservation, policy, and education.
  • Environmental Careers Bulletin - Create an on-line resume to speed up your job search, or search by state and job type on this frequently updated job site.
  • Environmental Careers Organization - ECO's mission is to protect and enhance the environment through development of professionals, the promotion of careers, and the inspiration of individuals. This site offers paid internships, career advice, and career publications.
  • Environmental Careers World maintains a job bank for opportunities in the fields of biology, ecology, environmental education, environmental science, environmental engineering, forestry, and natural resources.
  • Environmental Defence Fund - EDF works to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends, focusing on the most critical environmental problems.
  • Forestry Careers and Employment - one of the foremost website on forests and forestry in America.
  • GreenBiz - GreenBiz Group provides clear, concise, accurate, and balanced information, resources, and learning opportunities to help companies of all sizes and sectors integrate environmental responsibility into their operations in a manner that supports profitable business practices.
  • Guide to Green Careers - this new resource begins with a comprehensive look at green industries and then dives into specific professional and educational options in fields such as sustainability, renewable energy, green construction, recycling and more.
  • Idealist - A project of Action Without Borders. - You'll find 20,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 140 countries, which you can search or browse by name, location or mission; a terrific Nonprofit Career Center on the Web, with hundreds of job and internship listings; thousands of volunteer opportunities in your community and around the world, and a list of organizations that can help you volunteer abroad; and more.
  • Internships.com: A Chegg Service: Environmental Internships - Internships all over the U.S. Helpful internship search tool and career search resources. "You can narrow down the available environmental internships or jobs by searching for specific locations, keywords, and other program details. Be sure to check out the internship listings and the company directory of green companies and organizations on this site. With a little research and some forward thinking, you can find the perfect environmental internship program and give the planet a little love while you learn."
  • The Job Seeker serves the natural resource and environmental communities by providing an information link between employers and potential employees. Their goal is to provide the most complete and accurate job information available for the natural resource and environmental fields nation wide.
  • National Council for Science and the Environment - The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the scientific basis of environmental decision-making. It seeks to be bridge that spans the divide between science, its applications, and policy. Check out, particularly, their Environmental Internship Clearinghouse.
  • National Registry of Environmental Professionals - NREP lists job openings for persons with education, training, and experience as environmental managers, engineers, technologists, scientists and technicians.
  • Nature Serve - offers a high–intensity, results–oriented, and collaborative workplace where a common mission provides focus and excitement, and inspires staff to invest their best creative, intellectual, and personal efforts to ensure mission success.
  • Orion Magazine Grassroots Jobsource - Sponsored by the Orion Society, an environmental education organization and award-winning magazine publisher, the Grassroots Jobsource connects the green leaders of tomorrow with good work today. Their site features a sortable "bulletin board" of job, internships, fellowships and volunteer opportunities.
  • Outdoor Action Guide to Outdoors/Environmental Careers - a resource guide from a workshop on outdoor and environmental careers given to students at Princeton University.
  • Society of Environmental Journalism - This site lists recent job openings that pertain to many areas of focus within environmental journalism.
  • The Nature Conservancy - The Nature Conservancy's web site has an updated list of exciting job opportunities.
  • The Student Conservation Association (SCA) provides high school students and college students alike with meaningful conservation service internships and volunteer opportunities in our national parks, forests, other public lands and some non-profits. Room, board and travel expenses are covered, and possibilities for Americorps Education Awards, depending on length of service. Enjoy adventure, gain experience, and make a difference.
  • Sustainable Business - Your home for green jobs: renewable and clean energy jobs (solar, wind jobs), green building jobs, organic jobs, and all environmental and sustainable jobs.
  • US Environmental Protection Agency - Discover how exciting safeguarding our natural resources and protecting human health can be. We consistently rank as one of the top federal agencies in which to work, with great benefits and work flexibilities.
  • US Fish & Wildlife Reserve - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is a bureau within the Department of the Interior. Our mission is to work with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
  • Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility - intern program - Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is a non-profit, statewide business trade organization with a mission to advance business ethics that value multiple bottom lines- economic, social, and environmental. They strive to help members set a high standard for protecting the natural, human and economic environments of the state's residents, while remaining profitable.
  • Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility - member job listing - Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is a non-profit, statewide business trade organization with a mission to advance business ethics that value multiple bottom lines- economic, social, and environmental. They strive to help members set a high standard for protecting the natural, human and economic environments of the state's residents, while remaining profitable.
  • Yahoo! Directory's Environmental Job and Employment Resources - a source with a variety of search sites, many of which may be included on this page.

International Work

  • Asia Internship Program (AIP) - advertizes it empowers students to acquire international working experience in highly dynamic markets across Asia, based on their skill sets, expectations, and career goals. They say environmental internships are one of their most applied for fields. AIP maintains a network of 450+ partner companies throughout Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
  • Canadian Environmental Network - The Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN) is an independent, non-partisan organization which facilitates networking among those who share its concern with protection, preservation and restoration of the environment and promoting ecologically sound and sustainable ways of life. Go, especially to the "Eco-Jobs" section of their website.
  • DevNetJobs - is a comprehensive, easy to browse site for jobs in the International Environment and Development Sector. It is run by Development Professionals from around the world and runs a weekly email list with over 9000 subscribers. You could join the mailing list by sending a blank email to developmentjobs-subscriber@yahoogroups.com.
  • JobsAbroad - A directory of international employment opportunities, including profit & nonprofit listings. This site also contains information on study abroad, international internships, volunteering and language schools.
  • One World - Provides job listings in human rights, environment and sustainable development. Search options are available by topic and country.
  • Overseas Jobs - Advertises itself as featuring international job opportunities for professionals, expatriates and adventure seekers. Also has great teaching abroad link.
  • Peace Corps - The most recognized international service program; requires a two-year commitment.
  • Transitions Abroad - This site includes all education abroad options, from work & study to living abroad and educational travel.
  • Volunteers for Peace - Over 1,300 short-term programs are offered in 70 countries. Many programs offer a stipend and housing with the volunteer paying their own transportation.
  • WowJobs - provides the largest and most comprehensive job search in Canada. Our software pulls from 6000 sources and finds jobs specifically in Canada others do not. They find over 250,000 jobs and over 1400 internships across the country. We also find over 10,000 "Environmental"- related jobs. WowJobs is 100% free to use and is linked on a number of other US colleges and universities.

Jobs With Non-Profits

  • ACCESS - This site is a national nonprofit resources center on employment and careers that assists people in finding work that addresses the public challenges that they care about the most.
  • AmeriCorps*VISTA - A national volunteer program similar to the Peace Corps-community development positions throughout the US, many of which involve organizing for the environment.
  • Community Career Center - This is a nonprofit career center that allows you to search for job opportunities by geographical preference, salary range, and job type.
  • Nonprofit Career Network - Provides both national and international job listings. Great listing of volunteer opportunities.
  • Opportunity Knocks -This nonprofit job resource is updated frequently. Although opportunities are usually posted for all 50 states, this site is especially useful if you are interested in finding employment in the San Francisco Bay Area.

More General Job Databases

  • UVM Career Services - offers on-line services including job postings, acalendar of events, and career links. This page also describes the services provided by the career development staff.
  • America's Job Bank - is a partnership between the US Department of Labor and the state operated public Employment Services. It offers job search, services, career information and free listing of resumes.
  • America's Career Information Net - offers information on employment trends, payscales and training.
  • CampusMonster.com - This fun site holds everything from tips on how to field questions on job searching from your family, to lists of job openings! It is the leading global online network for careers.
  • Career Path - is the leading career management site on the web for job seekers and employees. Powered by the nation's leading newspapers and employers. Here you can find a job or post a resume.
  • The Employment Guide's Career Web - This site lists more than 34,500 jobs divided by locationand category.
  • Career Mosaic - is one of the premier employment sites on the World-Wide-Web.With eight main sections dedicated to aid your job search, Career Mosaic can help you find a job inside or outside of the United States.
  • Geo Web GIS Marketplace - Check out this job database for opportunities across the country and the globe.
  • Indeed - helps people all over the world hire and get hired. Indeed enables you to search jobs posted on 1,000's of websites. Employers also post jobs directly on Indeed. "No matter where a job is posted, it will be easy to find when you use Indeed. Indeed has become the catalyst for putting the world to work. Indeed is intensely passionate about delivering the right fit for every hire. Indeed helps companies of all sizes hire the best talent and offers the best opportunity for job seekers to get hired."Intern Jobs - National database of internships for students and recent graduates searchable by keyword and location.
  • Intern Jobs - National database of internships for students and recent graduates searchable by keyword and location.
  • JobMonkey.com helps you find the "coolest jobs on earth.
  • Vermont Department of Employment and Training - This Vermont state site offers job listings and information on current Vermont issues.
  • Monster.com - Check out this global database for jobs. Locations include: US, Canada, UK, Netherlands,Belgium, Australia, and France.
  • USA Jobs - This is the US Government's official site for jobs and employment information provided by the US Office of Personnel Management. It lists job openings with the Federal Government.
  • Environmental Organization Web Directory - EOWP organizes one of the most comprehensive lists of environmental organizations around.

Summer Jobs

  • A+ Summer Jobs - is especially designed for student job seekers, with lots of opportunities for environmentally-focused work.
  • CampJobs.com - offers camp jobs by geographic location or desired position.
  • National Park Service - Temporary jobs can be very competitive, especially at the larger, well-known parks. But one seasonal job can lead to the next permanent one!
  • Campaign to Save the Environment - A project of the Fund for the Public Interest, work usually involves fundraising and public education for progressive groups such as the state PIRGS, Greenpeace and the Sierra Club.